MASTERTON Gilbert

Male Abt 1555 - Bef 1600  (~ 45 years)


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  • Name MASTERTON Gilbert 
    Born Abt 1555 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Tailor Merchant, burgess of Edinburgh and bookseller  [1
    Died Bef 6 Feb 1600 
    • will 6 2 1600 in scottishdocuments.com, possible
    Notes 
    • 1)As prentice to Malcome Macklellane, 31 July 1573. 2)MASTERTON, Gilbert bookseller Edinburgh Edinburgh 1587 Laing's copy of CL Psalms. London: Vautrollier, 1587, had at the foot of the titlepage in manuscript imitation of roman type 'To be sauld at Gilbert Mastertonis in Edinburgh; on 15 April 1587 he acquired from Mr George Young, Archdeacon of St Andrews, the printing privilege which the latter had received in 1585; and Masterton in turn transferred this gift to John Gibson. (Lee 48; Appendix xv; DE.384,481). Will registered 6 February 1600. Aldis 1904; EdinTest .- Scottish Book Trade Index. National Library of Scotland
    Person ID I23  Mastertons from Edinburgh (2)
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2010 

    Father MASTERTON 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family GEDDES Katharine,   d. Bef 30 Jul 1625 
    Married Edinburgh, Scotland? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. MASTERTON James,   b. Merchant Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1 Oct 1603
     2. MASTERTON George,   d. Bef 8 Mar 1643
     3. MASTERTON Janet,   b. Bef 23 Apr 1595
    Last Modified 27 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F19  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Roll of Edinburgh Burgesses and Guild-Brethren, Scottish Record Society.